Senior Program Manager - Cloud for Financial Services


September 14, 2021

IBM is de-risking the global financial services industry by delivering public cloud with regulatory controls codified into the platform. On IBM Cloud for Financial Services, our customers are free to innovate in a safe, secure and compliant hybrid and public cloud ecosystem. We’re looking for leaders and visionaries who can help bring our inventions to market and create frictionless, high value customer experiences.
We’re Hiring the Best and the Brightest...
Your Role and Responsibilities
We’re building a diverse and highly talented team to bring innovative cloud services to the financial services market. Ideal candidates will have experience in public cloud, financial services and IT security & compliance. It’s OK if you don’t have all three, but you must...

  • Be a self-starter with a high degree of curiosity, creativity and a continuous desire to learn

  • Be highly organized

  • Articulate your thoughts well and form both macro-level and micro-level opinions

  • Deliver under tight deadlines

  • Be naturally curious about how things work, how they can be improved and how our customers can benefit

Your Contribution to the Team...
As a Program Manager, you will apply your strategic and analytical skills to lead complex programs spanning technology, product management and go-to-market initiatives. Teaming with some of the brightest minds in technology to deliver programs that delight our customers and enable innovation in the global financial services industry, you will be positioned with access to a collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibilities, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovative and out-of-the-box thinking. Responsible for cross-organizational program design and execution to ensure delivery on our strategic business goals and client/business value, your oversight includes:

  • End-to-end management of high priority programs focused on go-to-market strategy, product development and customer engagement.

  • Define and lead overall program, governance, metrics, reporting and milestones.

  • Continuously search for efficiency improvement and/or process automation opportunities.

  • Evaluating and assessing the programs’ strengths and weaknesses

  • Meeting with stakeholders to discuss program status, goals, risks and issues.

Today’s operating environment demands a stack that’s responsive to the innovative enterprise – one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers – people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals. We’re hiring…JOIN US.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
In addition to your demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate complex ideas, concepts, and solutions (especially to senior executives), you'll possess the following...

  • 7+ years in technology, with demonstrated experience in leading programs/projects focused on the Financial Services industry

  • 2+ years public cloud experience and/OR 2+ year working in the financial services industry.

  • Working knowledge of public cloud offerings and technologies in IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure or Google Cloud

  • Ability to build trust and strong partnership with counterparts across complex matrix organizations

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years' public cloud program/project management experience in the financial services industry

About Business UnitIBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
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About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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